Hyperbole is the first step off the rails of reasoned argument. Friends find it easy to accuse Hamas of desiring to kill every Jew, etc. which seems to flow from its being a declared enemy of the Zionist state. But that's not a logical step. Of course savagery is both product and cause of wartime passions. So to balance the ledger, here is Andrew Sullivan on deplorable statements by Israeli leaders - who have more ability to carry out their worst impulses than do those of Hamas. - gwc
The Last And First Temptation Of Israel « The Dish: "What is one to make of the fact that the deputy speaker of the Knesset has called for ethnic cleansing in Gaza?"
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